Josh Homme was one of many artists to perform at Lollapalooza's livestream event over the weekend, and the Queens of the Stone Age frontman surprised us all when he opted to use his time to play a song from his side project, Them Crooked Vultures.
Introduced by Jane's Addiction's frontman (and Lollapalooza founder) Perry Farrell, Homme played an acoustic rendition of "Spinning in Daffodils" off the supergroup's eponymous debut (and only) album, which has fans wondering if a sophomore album could be on the way.
Lolla2020 ran four days and boasted more than 150 performances that included iconic archival footage as well as live material. Chris Cornell's daughter Toni kicked off the virtual festival with a chilling cover of Pearl Jam's "Black," which she dedicated to her late father.
Watch Homme perform "Spinning in Daffodils" below.
The thought of new Them Crooked Vultures music is not far fetched. Late last year, Homme revealed that he wants to make another album with his bandmates Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl and Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones.
“The ironic thing is that we all want to do another Vultures record and I think everyone has certain roles they play in the Vultures, and in all honesty, I feel like part of Dave’s role — since he got it together the first time by saying, ‘Hey, do you wanna try this?’ — I feel like that’s part of in his job description in Vultures," Homme explained in an interview. "I have my various things that I’m supposed to do I think, but that isn’t one of them. But I’m always ready to be in Them Crooked Vultures again. I don’t chase, you know?”
“I think, ultimately, these things happen when they’re supposed to,” he continued, “and I don’t have much experience in forcing things to happen like that. When you’re playing music, people come together because they want to and not from a sense of need or desperation. I think that’s the best reason to come together.”
Last summer Grohl also hinted at the band's possible return. “Technically we’re still a band,” he said at the time. “We practice once every decade, and we’re coming up on another decade, aren’t we? I don’t have any official news but there’s always something cooking.”
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